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184 results for "stinger" in 38 films — see also Stinger | cut | horn flare | insult | organ | reverse stinger

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)The Duchess (Molto Screwieoso)0:44:50 - Henriette looks at a gift from the Duchess64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | distressed | gift | governess | leading lady | looking | opening | pedal tone | room | stinger

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Molto Expressivo)1:31:48 - The Duke talks to Henriettechromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | conversing | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | love scene | mode mixture | Neapolitan | palace | pedal tone | reassuring | romantic | sigh gesture | stinger | tender

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Dolschissimo)1:36:07 - Henriette reads the locket inscription64 chord | advance plot | calm | child | chromatic mediant | conversing | crying | dissonant bass | foreign key modulation | gift | governess | leading lady | locket | mode mixture | room | stinger | tender | tense
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:47:48 - Rocks opens the safebreaking in | criminal | diminished 7th chord | doctor | dramatic | enharmonic modulation | gangster | leading man | lock | opening | robbery | safe | safe-cracking | stinger | store | tense | thief | underscoring | unlocking | vault | wedge

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Poison1:08:46 - Rocks feels the effect of the poisonblur | chromatic parallelism | diminution | doctor | dreaming | drugs | ethereal | gangster | layering | leading lady | leading man | murder | murderer | murdering | murder scene | office | oscillation | ostinato | pc set | poison | poisoning | polychord | stinger | tone cluster
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Jerry (Somber)1:31:04 - Rocky leaves his cell for his executionaltered dominant | climax | conversing | gangster | gentle | leading man | pc set | priest | prison | reverse picardy | stinger | tone cluster
Are These Our Children? (1931)Underscoring (Dark)0:30:25 - Eddie attacks boyarguing | clock | dark | diminished 7th chord | double exposure | dream sequence | fighting | kissing | leading man | love interest | mickey-mousing | montage | ominous | pedal tone | stinger | ticking
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Sidewalks of New York (Quasi Barcarolle)0:05:13 - The Brewster home64 chord | calm | card | cemetery | chromatic mediant | common-tone diminished 7th | enharmonic modulation | establish setting | familiar tune | gravestone | ominous | stinger | street | wind | wind effect

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan0:18:54 - Jonathan Brewster's picture is shownadvance plot | aunt | conversing | diminished 7th chord | groom | leading lady | leading man | ominous | pc set | picture | room | sinister | stinger

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan0:23:14 - Mortimer reacts to the revealcalling | conversing | dialing | diminished 7th chord | groom | leading man | ominous | pc set | quartal chord | reveal | room | sinister | stinger | telephone effect | thinking | turning point

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Happy Land (Screwyoso)0:39:06 - The aunts talkadded-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | aunt | calm | cleaning | conversing | crazy person | familiar tune | hat | leading lady | murderer | ominous | room | stinger | suspension

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Stinger0:52:41 - Jonathan suddenly appears at the windowadvance plot | aunt | brother | crazy person | dramatic | harsh | leading lady | leading man | murderer | opening | room | stinger | surprise | whole-tone chord | window

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 2 (Dark)0:57:04 - Jonathan exitsadvance plot | brother | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conversing | crazy person | dark | darkness | dissonant bass | doctor | falling | leading man | murderer | mysterious | pc set | polychord | room | stinger

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 2 (Ominous)1:00:36 - Jonathan backs Elaine into a corneradvance plot | anger | augmented triad | bride | brother | chromatic scale | crazy person | dissonant bass | doctor | fear | hurting | leading lady | leading man | murderer | ominous | polychord | questioning | room | stinger | tense | threatening

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Organ Stinger1:01:40 - Aunts emerge in black upstairsarguing | aunt | brother | conflict | crazy person | leading lady | leading man | murderer | ominous | room | stinger

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Molto Agitato1:29:57 - Jonathan ties Mortimer to a chair9th chord | brother | captive | chromatic parallelism | conflict | crazy person | diminished 7th chord | doctor | dramatic | fear | gagging | leading man | mickey-mousing | murderer | room | stinger | tying | victim
Beyond the Forest (1949)Rosa (Molto Moderato Misterioso)0:04:33 - People in a courthousecourtroom | crowd | establish setting | juror | mysterious | stinger | trial | voice-over | waiting | watching

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:08:24 - Moose warns Rosaanger | dramatic | friend | harsh | leading lady | observing | room | stinger | turning point | underscoring | warning | warning

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Ominous)1:10:14 - Rosa aims her gunaiming | anger | dark | forest | friend | harsh | husband | leading lady | leading man | murder scene | ominous | stinger | victim

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Threat1:16:14 - Rosa lunges forwardadvance plot | dark | harsh | leading lady | lunging | murderer | ominous | room | staring | stinger | threatening | violent

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Stinger1:31:51 - Rosa deadarriving | climax | dark | death | doctor | husband | leading lady | leading man | mad scene | murderer | solemn | stinger | train | train station | walking
The Big Sleep (1946)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:24:57 - Dead body on the floorcorpse | death | dramatic | femme fatale | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | private eye | room | searching | stinger | tense | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Sternwood (Threatening)0:51:52 - Carmen enters holding a gun on Brodyblackmailer | blue note | conflict | criminal | dark | dissonant bass | femme fatale | gun | leading lady | leading man | private eye | room | sinister | stinger | suspect | threatening | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Running out0:56:36 - Marlowe runs after the killerassassin | chase scene | chasing | chromatic scale | combination of themes | dramatic | gun | gunshot | leading man | mickey-mousing | murder | murderer | private eye | room | running | stairs | stinger

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Sinister)0:58:24 - Marlowe takes Carol to Geiger's housearriving | assassin | conflict | dark | gun | leading man | murderer | private eye | punching | sinister | stinger | street | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Misterioso)0:59:14 - Marlowe ties up Carolassassin | corpse | dark | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | murderer | mysterious | pc set | private eye | room | rope | stinger | tying up

The Big Sleep (1946)

Bites handNIF - not in filmadvance plot | biting | chromatic parallelism | cut from film | femme fatale | leading man | mickey-mousing | pc set | private eye | room | stinger

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Mysterious)1:21:57 - Marlowe speaks with Vivian on the phoneadvance plot | café | chromatic parallelism | conversing | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | love interest | mysterious | phone call | private eye | stinger | tense | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Mars Dies1:51:43 - Mars falls dead to the groundcriminal | death | dying | falling | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | ominous | private eye | resolution | room | stinger | tense | underscoring
Caged (1950)Molto ExpressivoNIF - not in film9th chord | advance plot | arriving | cut from film | disbelief | foreign key modulation | guard | leading lady | pregnancy | prison | prisoner | realization | somber | stinger | tense | walking
City for Conquest (1940)Shooting and dying1:14:23 - Googi shoots Dutchcar | car | criminal | dramatic | dying | gangster | gun | manager | mickey-mousing | murder | murderer | murdering | murder scene | shooting | stinger | tense
Crime School (1938)Underscoring (Tense)0:08:20 - The kids confront the junk shop ownerattacking | chromatic scale | conflict | death | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | fighting | gang | mickey-mousing | ominous | ostinato | running | shop | shopkeeper | stairs | stinger | teenager | tense | underscoring | up

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Minor)0:20:38 - Judge sentences boys to the reformatoryaugmented sixth chord | chromatic parallelism | courthouse | crying | dissonant bass | gang | heroine | judge | leading lady | leading man | sister | somber | stinger | teenager | trial

Crime School (1938)

The Warden0:23:15 - Warden stands up to face the boysantagonist | arguing | augmented triad | authority | chromatic parallelism | establish character | falling | gang | lightning | ominous | police | reformatory | slapping | stinger | teenager | warden | whole-tone chord

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Grazioso Mysterioso)1:13:38 - Frankie confronts Sue and Markcheerful | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | conversing | deceptive resolution | dining | gun | happy | hero | heroine | leading lady | leading man | room | stick up | stinger | teenager | tone cluster | whole-tone chord
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)Underscoring (Somber)0:22:16 - Close-up on Johnnieadvance plot | leading man | money | realizing | room | somber | stinger | underscoring
Death of a Scoundrel (1956)Death 10:01:22 - Mr. Sabourin is lying dead on the floors, arms oustretched to fill the wide screendark | death | stinger

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Stinger0:12:34 - Policemen lock up Gerryflashback | stinger
Deep Valley (1947)Underscoring (Tense)0:17:06 - Ellie talks with Libbyadvance plot | conversing | dark | leading lady | mother | room | stinger | tense | underscoring

Deep Valley (1947)

Turns, Hits, and Falls0:22:28 - Barry hits the guardboss | conflict | convict | dramatic | falling | father | guard | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | punching | stinger | street | turning | violence

Deep Valley (1947)

Law0:23:19 - Guard taking Barry to a shedarriving | conflict | construction site | convict | dark | guard | leading man | march | stinger | walking

Deep Valley (1947)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:06:48 - Barry reacts to gunshotsaction scene | cabin | convict | dramatic | forest | fugitive | gunfight | hiding | leading man | loading | love interest | manhunt | police | shooting | stinger | tense | underscoring

Deep Valley (1947)

Underscoring (Tense)1:09:40 - Jeff talks with Libbyadvance plot | conversing | leading lady | leading man | room | stinger | tense | underscoring

Deep Valley (1947)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:17:55 - Barry hears a noiseadvance plot | barn | convict | dramatic | fugitive | leading lady | leading man | love interest | sneaking | stinger | tense | walking

Deep Valley (1947)

Underscoring (Tense)1:28:00 - Barry prepares to attackbarn | conflict | convict | dark | fugitive | leading lady | leading man | love interest | stinger | tense | waiting

Deep Valley (1947)

Underscoring (Tense)1:33:08 - The Sheriff talks with Ellieadvance plot | conversing | evidence | mother | ominous | porch | sheriff | stinger | tense

Deep Valley (1947)

Underscoring (Tense)1:38:41 - Barry is shotclimax | convict | dramatic | falling | forest | fugitive | injury | leading man | love interest | police | stinger | tense | underscoring
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Cow0:11:39 - Man calls Charlie a cowcomical | cow | drunk | establish character | leading man | mickey-mousing | mooing | prison | prisoner | stinger | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Charlie (Extended)0:11:41 - Charlie talks to inmateschromatic parallelism | dark | drunk | establish character | leading man | prison | prisoner | sequence | slapping | stinger | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Tense)0:14:40 - Charlie entersbarn | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | prisoner | stinger | tense | underscoring | villain | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Denied)0:18:23 - Mabel talks to Joeconflict | deceptive resolution | denial | expectant | gentle | guard | hopeful | leading lady | leading man | prison | prisoner | stinger | sweet

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:26:38 - Car drives towards Joe and Mabeladded-note chord | barn | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | headlights | passerby | stinger | tone cluster | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Joe runs and falls0:46:50 - Joe runs and fallschromatic scale | create suspense | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | falling | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | runaway | running | stinger | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Stinger0:51:01 - They see approaching headlights42 chord | danger | friend | jail break | leading lady | leading man | ominous | shopkeeper | siren | stinger | street
Flamingo Road (1949)Agitato (Angry)0:45:50 - Dan argues with Titusadvance plot | anger | angry | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | club | leading lady | politician | polychord | self-borrowing | sheriff | smashing | stinger | waitress

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:30:24 - Lane pulls a gun on Titusarguing | climax | club | dark | demanding | dramatic | gun | leading lady | ominous | sheriff | stinger | threatening

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:31:15 - Titus attacks Laneattacking | breaking | chromatic parallelism | climax | club | dramatic | dropping | gun | leading lady | linear chromaticism | oscillation | sheriff | staggering | stinger | telephone | tense | throwing | underscoring
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)Underscoring (Dark)0:19:33 - Amato slaps old manantagonist | conductor score | conversing | dark | establish character | gangster | office | slapping | stinger | underscoring

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Underscoring (Dark)0:53:50 - Steve questions Hammyaction scene | conductor score | dark | death | dying | gangster | investigator | leading man | questioning | stinger | street | underscoring

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato1:08:39 - Amato arrivesadvance plot | antagonist | arriving | brash | conductor score | dark | gangster | leading man | stinger | street

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Lye1:09:00 - Amato calls Lyeadvance plot | antagonist | calling | conductor score | conversing | gangster | leading man | stinger | street | uneasy
Her Kind of Man (1946)Underscoring (Dark [Waxman])0:17:02 - Steve fights Felixaction scene | arguing | conversing | criminal | dark | death | dramatic | gambler | gun | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | love interest | owner | punching | room | self-defense | shooting | singer | stinger | tense | underscoring

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Underscoring (Dark [Waxman])0:18:32 - Candy entersaction scene | conversing | criminal | dark | gambler | henchman | leading man | owner | room | stinger | tense | underscoring

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Candy (Dark)1:12:58 - Candy leavesbar | calling | conversing | criminal | dark | double-cross | gambler | henchman | husband | leading man | murderer | ominous | pc set | stinger | telephone | turning point | warehouse

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Underscoring (Dramatic [Steiner])1:14:17 - Cop looks at his watchclimax | conversing | criminal | double-cross | dramatic | henchman | leading lady | leading man | parallelism | police | reporter | room | singer | stinger | telephone | tense | underscoring | watch | wife
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:24:58 - Matt reactschromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | departing | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | insult | leading man | neighbor | reacting | room | stinger | transition | undercover agent

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Strike0:43:53 - Newspaper headlinedramatic | headline | newspaper | polychord | stinger | strike | transition

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

FBI (Molto Marcato)0:59:03 - FBI man enters with a gunagent | arresting | communist | gun | leading lady | leading man | murder scene | noble | room | sneaking | spy | stinger | street | teacher | tense | undercover agent

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Agents Fight0:59:39 - Communists fight the FBI managent | attacking | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | communist | death | dramatic | fighting | knife | minor-major 7th chord | murder | murder scene | pc set | polychord | room | spy | stabbing | stinger | tritone oscillation

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Commie is shot1:04:01 - Communist is shot and falls deadchromatic scale | communist | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | pc set | shooting | shootout | shootout | spy | stinger | teacher | tense | tone cluster | train tracks | undercover agent
Illegal (1955)Stinger0:08:11 - Man calls Vic on the phonephone call | stinger

Illegal (1955)

Scott (Phone Call)0:09:27 - Doctor says that man will die before morningdeath | hero | hospital | stinger | telephone

Illegal (1955)

Underscoring (Tense)1:07:17 - Ray threatens Ellenstinger | suspense | tense | underscoring

Illegal (1955)

Underscoring (Tense)1:11:26 - Ellen is charged with murderstinger | tense | underscoring

Illegal (1955)

Double Stinger1:14:04 - Frank gives Vic a veiled threathero | stinger | villain

Illegal (1955)

Frank Garland (Ominous)1:20:57 - Frank threatens Vichero | stinger | threat | villain

Illegal (1955)

Vic gets shot1:23:46 - Andy shoots Vicgun | gunshot | hero | mickey-mousing | stinger
In This Our Life (1942)Stanley Introduction0:06:35 - A car arrives9th chord | arriving | car | chromatic scale | conversing | establish character | leading lady | leading man | love interest | stinger | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Rubato)0:11:58 - Stanley talks with Royconversing | establish character | leading lady | mysterious | pc set | room | sister | stinger

In This Our Life (1942)

Big Sweep0:12:41 - Stanley leavesaltered dominant | dramatic | establish character | leading lady | pc set | room | sister | stinger | tense | watching

In This Our Life (1942)

Funereal0:48:25 - Asa calls for the othersbad news | conversing | father | leading lady | leading man | room | solemn | stinger | turning point | uncle

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Dark)0:49:21 - Asa tells them Peter committed suicideconversing | dark | father | leading lady | leading man | room | stinger | suicide | triadic transformation | turning point | uncle | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Turning around1:09:06 - Stanley turns aroundaccident | car | car crash | chromatic scale | crime scene | criminal | dramatic | drunk | glaring | hit and run | leading lady | mickey-mousing | pc set | stinger | street | turning

In This Our Life (1942)

Fast Driving (Dark)1:35:07 - Policemen on the radiocalling | oscillation | pc set | police | police station | reporting | resolution | room | solemn | somber | stinger
The Informer (1935)Poster0:02:01 - Gypo looks at the reward poster for Frankie McPhillipestablish character | leading man | mickey-mousing | mysterious | poster | stepping | stinger | street

The Informer (1935)

Underscoring (Tense)1:08:34 - Gypo accuses Peter64 chord | accusing | courtroom | courtroom scene | headquarters | mickey-mousing | room | stinger | suspect | tense

The Informer (1935)

Pleading1:08:57 - Peter defends himselfadded-note chord | anxious | chromaticism | courtroom | courtroom scene | defending | headquarters | pleading | room | stinger | suspect
Key Largo (1948)Rocco 30:25:37 - Curly pushes Noradangerous | establish character | gangster | gun | hotel | leading man | mysterious | stinger | threatening | violence

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco 2 (Slowly) + McCloud (Tritone)0:32:57 - McCloud quotes FDRangry | boss | combination of themes | conflict | conversing | father | gangster | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | quoting | stinger

Key Largo (1948)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:40:21 - Nora spits in Rocco's faceangry | boss | conflict | father | gangster | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | spitting | staring | stinger | underscoring

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco 3 (Angry)0:40:32 - Rocco gets angryangry | boss | conflict | dramatic | father | gangster | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | stinger | taunting

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco 2 (Agitato)0:46:26 - Look of horror on Gaye's faceboss | conflict | father | fear | gangster | horror | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | look of horror | moll | stinger | watching

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco (Conflict)0:47:39 - Gaye looks terrifiedboss | conflict | danger | father | fear | gangster | gun | horror | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | look of horror | moll | staring | stinger | threatening | violence

Key Largo (1948)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:48:10 - Rocco shoots Deputy Sawyerboss | conflict | death | dramatic | father | fear | gangster | gun | gunshot | horror | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | look of horror | moll | shooting | stinger | tense

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco (Agitato)1:08:53 - Gangsters see that their boat is missingadvance plot | angry | announcing | boss | danger | discovering | gangster | hotel | stinger | tense | violent

Key Largo (1948)

Tension (The Boat)1:26:31 - McCloud tries to start the boatadvance plot | boat | boat | boss | dramatic | gangster | hostage | leading man | leaving | motor | sputtering | starting | stinger | tense

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco's Death1:35:17 - Rocco fallsboat | boss | conflict | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | leading man | mickey-mousing | shooting | stinger | tense
The Letter (1940)Native 20:04:12 - Leslie talks to the workersconversing | home | leading lady | murderer | murder scene | open fifth | pentatonic | servant | stinger | tense | underscoring

The Letter (1940)

Murder0:18:36 - Leslie reacts to the mention of murderadvance plot | eating | home | leading lady | major 7th chord | murder | mysterious | oscillation | stinger | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Ominous)0:22:58 - The site of the murderadvance plot | augmentation | call and response | Chinese | dramatic | leading lady | leaving | mysterious | plantation | reveal | shadow | spying | stinger | tense | watching | widow

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond0:23:27 - Mrs. Hammond appearsAeolian mode | Chinese | Chinese | death | delicate | dissonant bass | establish character | grieving | open fifth | parallel fifths | parallelism | pentatonic | plantation | stinger | widow

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Shimmery 3)0:37:54 - Howard talks to Leslieanxious | conversing | fearful | lawyer | leading lady | letter | oscillation | pivotal scene | prison | sequence | sequential modulation | stinger | suspension | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Guilty) + Foxtrot No. 11:20:53 - Leslie looks at the full moonadvance plot | combination of themes | dagger | dramatic | home | leading lady | looking | moon | oscillation | polytonality | stinger | suspension
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)Shelly 3 (Dolce)0:51:45 - Shelly walks to the ranch houseactor | arriving | butler | calm | conversing | leading lady | ranch | stinger | transition | waiting | walking

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Afraid1:19:02 - Shelly leaves Trev in fearactor | crying | dramatic | escaping | fanfare | fear | husband | leading lady | leading man | mad scene | room | self-borrowing | stinger | suspect | worrying
Mildred Pierce (1945)Wally tries to open door0:08:53 - Wally tries to open the dooraction scene | augmented triad | chromatic scale | door | frantic | friend | knocking | mickey-mousing | room | stinger

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Misterioso)0:54:01 - Bert tells Mildred that Kay is sickbad news | conversing | dark | death scene | distress | ex-husband | heroine | leading lady | mysterious | ominous | stinger | street | turning point | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

It Can't Be Wrong (Romantic)1:04:11 - Monte kisses Mildredadvance plot | chromatic mediant | door | ex-husband | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | heroine | interrupting | kissing | leading lady | love interest | mode mixture | popular music | restaurant | romantic | slamming | source to score | stinger

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Tense)1:18:34 - Veda tells her mother she is marriedantagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | conflict | conversing | daughter | diminished 7th chord | friend | heroine | leading lady | oscillation | reverse stinger | room | tense | underscoring

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Vicious)1:23:21 - Veda insults her motherangry | antagonist | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | conflict | daughter | heroine | insulting | leading lady | reverse stinger | room | tense | whole-tone chord

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Secret Revealed1:45:37 - Mildred finds Veda and Monte togetherantagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | climax | dark | daughter | discovering | kissing | linear chromaticism | reveal | room | stinger | tense
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)Lullaby (Clarinet Solo)1:00:58 - John and Laura talk about Joanadded-note chord | conflict | conversing | dramatic | gentle | leading man | peaceful | room | stinger | transcribed by ear | wife

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Adagio)1:03:02 - Joan reactsconflict | daughter | diminished 7th chord | direct modulation | dissonant bass | leading man | love interest | revealing | room | stinger | surprise | tense | wife
Out of the Fog (1941)Underscoring (Dark)0:20:11 - Jonah reactsarguing | boat | chef | conflict | conversing | criminal | dark | dock | extortion | father | fisherman | friend | leading man | stinger | tense | threatening | underscoring

Out of the Fog (1941)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:26:42 - Goff slaps Jonaharguing | chef | conflict | criminal | dock | dramatic | extortion | falling | father | fisherman | friend | leading man | mickey-mousing | punching | slapping | stinger | underscoring | violence

Out of the Fog (1941)

Russian Barcarolle (Dark 2)0:27:12 - Jonah and Olaf reactarguing | chef | conflict | conversing | criminal | dark | dock | extortion | father | fisherman | friend | gun | leading man | stinger | tense | threatening

Out of the Fog (1941)

Underscoring (Dark)0:40:27 - Stella reactscriminal | dark | dock | leading lady | leading man | love scene | reacting | stinger | walking

Out of the Fog (1941)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:41:03 - Stella slaps Goffcriminal | dock | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | love scene | reacting | slapping | stinger | underscoring

Out of the Fog (1941)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:49:39 - Goff stops Jonahconflict | conversing | criminal | dark | dramatic | extortion | father | fisherman | leading man | mickey-mousing | panning shot | stinger | street | threatening | underscoring | violence | walking | weapon

Out of the Fog (1941)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:51:05 - Goff gives Jonah a gunconflict | criminal | dramatic | extortion | father | fisherman | gun | leading man | mocking | stinger | street | threatening | underscoring | violence

Out of the Fog (1941)

Russian Barcarolle (Menacing)1:09:32 - Goffs sees Olaf holding a lead pipearguing | attempted murder | climax | criminal | dark | fisherman | friend | leading man | menacing | ominous | sea | stinger
The Unfaithful (1947)Stinger0:52:10 - Chris reactsadvance plot | leading lady | shop | shopkeeper | stinger | surprise | suspenseful | zoom in

The Unfaithful (1947)

Attorney (Doorbell)0:53:31 - Chris takes off her jacketadvance plot | arriving | enharmonic respelling | heroic | lawyer | leading lady | room | stinger | surprise
We Are Not Alone (1939)Tragico0:46:40 - Gerald faces his motheradvance plot | antagonist | appoggiatura | boy | child | conversing | dark | home | mother | pedal tone | room | sad | stinger | tragic
White Heat (1949)Steam0:04:54 - Man gets burned by steam from trainburning | bursting | countryside | dramatic | establish character | falling | gangster | leading man | murderer | pain | robbery | steam | steam effect | stinger | tense | train | train engineer | victim | writhing

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:12:57 - Cody orders Cotton to shoot Zuckiecommanding | dark | death | dramatic | gangster | gun | leading lady | leading man | moll | mother | murderer | murder scene | stinger | underscoring | victim | yard

White Heat (1949)

Agents (Chase)0:22:33 - The agents notice Ma's caradvance plot | agent | car | looking | observing | panning shot | stinger | street | tense

White Heat (1949)

T-Men (Molto Misterioso)0:35:30 - Cody walks awaycourtroom | courtroom scene | dramatic | gangster | judge | leading man | murderer | prison | prisoner | stinger | undercover agent | walking

White Heat (1949)

Trap0:44:53 - The crane moves over Cody's headattempted | crane | crashing | dramatic | dropping | falling | gangster | leading man | machine | machine effect | mickey-mousing | moving | murder | murderer | murder scene | prison | prisoner | saving | stinger | tense | trap | undercover agent

White Heat (1949)

Danger (Tense)1:05:23 - Cody forces the doctor out at gunpointdoctor | down | dramatic | gangster | guard | gun | leading man | murderer | prison | prison break | prisoner | stinger | warden

White Heat (1949)

Cody (Violent)1:06:11 - Cody shoves the doctorcommanding | doctor | dramatic | gangster | guard | gun | leading man | murderer | prison | prison break | prisoner | pushing | stinger | violent

White Heat (1949)

Running to window1:14:22 - Verna runs to the windowaction scene | dramatic | leading lady | mickey-mousing | moll | opening | room | running | stinger | tense | window

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:14:27 - Verna opens the windowaction scene | dramatic | leading lady | mickey-mousing | moll | room | running | stinger | tense | underscoring | window

White Heat (1949)

Madness (Agitato)1:15:59 - Cody looks at Vernaagitated | anger | death | gangster | leading lady | leading man | lying | moll | murderer | murder scene | staring | stinger | tense | yard

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:19:20 - Big Ed's body falls down the stairsdark | death | dramatic | falling | fugitive | gangster | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mickey-mousing | moll | murderer | murder scene | panning shot | room | stairs | staring | statue | stinger | undercover agent | underscoring | watching

White Heat (1949)

T-Men (Misterioso)1:27:39 - Hank talks to Codyadvance plot | arguing | conversing | fugitive | gangster | leading man | murderer | mysterious | stinger | undercover agent | yard

White Heat (1949)

Bo Creel1:35:51 - Bo Creel comes outsideadvance plot | conversing | dark | fugitive | gangster | leading man | murderer | ominous | preparing | stinger | tense | truck | undercover agent | worker | working | yard
The Woman in White (1948)Underscoring (Tense)0:05:38 - Walter talks to a man in the carriagecarriage | conversing | establish character | forest | leading man | stinger | tense | underscoring

The Woman in White (1948)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:38:37 - Marian talks to Walteradvance plot | bad news | conversing | cousin | dark | garden | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | stinger | underscoring

The Woman in White (1948)

Underscoring (Dark)0:43:00 - The woman in white talks to Walteradvance plot | conversing | dark | garden | leading lady | leading man | ominous | stinger | underscoring

The Woman in White (1948)

Ann (Agitato Quasi Misterioso)0:46:28 - Walter argues with Marianarguing | butler | conflict | cousin | leading lady | leading man | mansion | mysterious | stinger

The Woman in White (1948)

Fosco (Misterioso 2)0:51:57 - Marian learns that the countess is in the houseadvance plot | arriving | butler | conversing | cousin | leading lady | mansion | servant | stinger | tense

The Woman in White (1948)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:56:12 - Sir Percival and a monkeyadvance plot | antagonist | butler | cigarette | conversing | cousin | husband | leading lady | mansion | monkey | mysterious | servant | smoking | stinger | underscoring

The Woman in White (1948)

Pavan (Basses)1:05:32 - Marian gets dressedadvance plot | antagonist | cousin | criminal | dressing | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | room | shadow | somber | stinger | surprising

The Woman in White (1948)

Ann 21:15:31 - The countess tends to the woman in whiteadvance plot | gentle | helping | leading lady | room | sleeping | sneaking | stinger | tender | victim | wife

The Woman in White (1948)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:31:28 - Marian sees Sir Percival spying on themconversing | dramatic | friend | leading lady | leading man | love scene | lyrical | room | stinger | underscoring

The Woman in White (1948)

Fosco (Dying)1:45:34 - The Countess picks up the necklacearriving | climax | criminal | death | dramatic | dying | falling | friend | knife | leading lady | leading man | love interest | murder | murderer | necklace | revenge | rising | room | stinger | tense | victim | violent | wife
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)Fish0:01:32 - Fishaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | establish setting | fish | fluttering | stinger | transcribed by ear | underwater | whole-tone chord
Thirteen Women (1932)Ursula (Fate)0:09:11 - The swami predicts Ursula's fateantagonist | conversing | dark | establish character | fate | fortune teller | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mickey-mousing | mysterious | predicting | room | somber | stinger | swami | train whistle | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Hazel murders husband0:12:36 - Hazel murders her husbanddouble exposure | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | headline | husband | knife | murder | murderer | murdering | murder scene | newspaper | room | stabbing | stinger | transcribed by ear | victim | violent

Thirteen Women (1932)

Dramatic Agitato0:12:41 - Hazel screamsaugmented sixth chord | chromatic scale | double exposure | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | headline | letter | murder | murderer | murder scene | newspaper | room | screaming | stinger | transcribed by ear | victim | violent

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Suicide)0:24:18 - Helen commits suicideantagonist | chromaticism | committing suicide | dying | exotic | exoticism | gun | gunshot | hypnotic | murderer | murder scene | pc set | pedal tone | stinger | suicide | tense | train | train | transcribed by ear | traveling | victim
We're Only Human (1935)The Escape (Hiding)0:27:05 - Pete and Danny dodge from gunfireaction scene | chromatic scale | detective | dodging | dramatic | gangster | gunshot | hiding | leading man | shooting | stinger | street | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

The Informer (Up the Stairs)0:27:17 - Pete prepares to advance64 chord | action scene | agitated | bank | chromatic sequence | detective | dodging | fragmentation | gangster | gunshot | hiding | leading man | preparing | running | stinger | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

Katie (Triste)0:28:47 - Pete talks to the criminalaction scene | arguing | bank | detective | foreign key modulation | gangster | leading man | parallelism | stinger | sultry
Another Face (1935)Courage + The Iron Door0:02:53 - Close up on the nursedramatic | establish character | gangster | headline | laughing | newspaper | nurse | office | pedal tone | reacting | reading | stinger | tense
Without Honor (1949)Jerks hand0:23:41 - Jane jerks her arm awayantagonist | brother | conflict | dramatic | escaping | kitchen | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | reacting | stinger
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)Shark Attack0:07:35 - A shark in the wateraction scene | attacking | biting | blood | captain | crew | death | dramatic | drowning | dying | leading man | ocean | shark | ship wreck | stinger | struggling | swimming | victim

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Centaur0:13:56 - Bob sees a centaur on the tapestrycastle | count | establish character | jump scare | leading man | mute | ominous | servant | staring | stinger | tapestry

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Zaroff (Stinger)0:27:05 - A closeup on Ivanadvance plot | brother | castle | close-up | conversing | count | drunk | leading lady | leading man | mute | mysterious | servant | stinger | tense

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Russian Waltz (Zoom In)0:27:16 - Zaroff looks up at Eveadvance plot | brother | castle | close-up | conversing | count | departing | drunk | frantic | leading lady | leading man | mute | ominous | servant | stinger | zoom in

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

The Iron Door (Mysterioso)0:30:12 - Bob talks with Evecandle | castle | conversing | foreshadowing | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | stinger | turning point

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Decapitated Head0:31:35 - Eve sees a decapitated headcandle | castle | dramatic | head | jump scare | leading lady | leading man | screaming | stinger | turning point

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

The Iron Door (Tense)0:36:27 - Zaroff looks at Bob's watchaction scene | castle | commanding | count | leading man | mute | prisoner | servant | shackles | stinger | tense | villain

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Courage (Tone Cluster)0:41:32 - Bob builds a trapaction scene | jungle | knife | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | preparing | stinger | tense | trap | victim

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Rock Falling0:46:09 - A rock falls into a creviceaction scene | dramatic | falling | jungle | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | rock | splashing | stinger | tumbling | victim

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Trap Falling0:47:47 - The trap collapsesaction scene | count | dramatic | falling | gun | jumping | jungle | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | stinger | trap | victim | villain
White Heat (1949)Riley's Death1:51:15 - Riley hits the groundaction scene | agent | dark | death | dying | factory | fugitive | gangster | laughing | leading man | murder | murderer | police | raid | stinger
Caged (1950)Harper's Death1:27:19 - Kitty stabs Harper with a forkadded-note chord | dark | death | dying | dying | falling | falling | fork | killing | minor-major 7th chord | murder | murdering | murder scene | prison | screaming | stabbing | stabbing | stinger | walking | walking

Caged (1950)

Molto Expressivo (Con Moto)1:34:42 - Marie leaves Mrs. Benton's officeclimax | dramatic | ex-convict | guard | leading lady | leaving | prison | prisoner | stinger | uneasy | warden
Mara Maru (1952)Misterioso0:12:16 - Gregory talks to Stellaarguing | conversing | establish character | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | room | stinger | tense

Mara Maru (1952)

Manuelo (Stinger)0:14:44 - Gregory arrives homearriving | discovering | dramatic | gentle | leading man | room | stinger | transition | unconcious | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:15:56 - Gregory picks up the phoneadvance plot | arriving | conversing | discovering | dramatic | knocking | leading man | police | room | stinger | telephone | underscoring | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Murder0:19:08 - Callahan's body is discoveredagitated | arriving | corpse | discovering | dramatic | leading man | murder | murder scene | police | room | stinger | tense

Mara Maru (1952)

Underscoring (Tense)0:41:23 - Ortega points a gun at Gregoryarguing | brother | distrust | establish character | gun | leading man | room | stinger | tense | underscoring

Mara Maru (1952)

Cross (Fragment)0:41:40 - A cross on Ortega's keychainarguing | brother | cross | distrust | dramatic | establish character | gun | keys | leading man | room | stinger

Mara Maru (1952)

Manuelo (Perol Dies)0:48:12 - Perol speaks his last wordsangelic | conversing | crying | dark | death | death scene | dock | dying | expressive | leading man | pain | stinger | struggling | tender | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Manuelo (Molto Appassionato)0:48:42 - Manuelo mourns for his brothercross | crying | dark | death | death scene | dock | embracing | evidence | leading man | mourning | somber | stinger | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Descending1:00:51 - Gregory descends the ladderaction scene | antagonist | bodyguard | bubbles | captain | close-up | dark | descending | diver | diving | diving suit | heavy | leading lady | leading man | love interest | ocean | private eye | ship | ship | stinger | suspenseful | underwater | worker | working

Mara Maru (1952)

Benedict (Bored to Death)1:07:34 - Benedict threatens to kill Gregoryantagonist | conversing | dark | leading lady | love interest | mysterious | ominous | plotting | reveal character | ship | ship | stinger | tense | threat | turning point

Mara Maru (1952)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:13:49 - A sunken boataction scene | boat | captain | diver | diving | diving suit | dramatic | exploring | leading man | ocean | ship | stinger | swimming | underscoring | underwater | walking

Mara Maru (1952)

The Escape1:23:42 - People running from the boatantogonist | chase scene | chasing | corpse | cross | dark | death | dramatic | escaping | fleeing | frantic | gun | gunshot | hurrying | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mickey-mousing | murder | murderer | private eye | rain | rock | running | ship | ship wreck | shooting | stinger | storm | wind | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

The Fight1:35:20 - Gregory fights Benedictaction scene | antagonist | attacking | catacomb | cave | choking | climax | dramatic | falling | fighting | hitting | leading man | martyr | mickey-mousing | murderer | punching | stinger | tense | tunnel | victim

Mara Maru (1952)

Rolling down the stairs1:36:05 - Benedict falls down the stairsaction scene | antagonist | catacomb | cave | climax | corpse | death | descending | dramatic | falling | leading man | martyr | mickey-mousing | murderer | rolling | stinger | tense | tunnel | victim